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Opportunities for Training and Education Sponsored by the National Library of Medicine

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) supports a variety of education and training opportunities for health professionals. For more information, please contact the person or office listed.

Medical Informatics
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Medical Informatics

University-based Training Programs: The National Library of Medicine supports research training in biomedical informatics at selected educational institutions in the United States. These programs offer graduate education and postdoctoral research experiences in a wide range of areas including: health care informatics, translational bioinformatics, clinical research informatics, and public health informatics. Many programs also offer additional tracks in areas such as imaging and dental informatics. The organizations funded to do this training are responsible for the selection of trainees; questions about eligibility, program specifics, and levels of support should be addressed to the programs themselves. See the program Web site for the location and contact information for these training programs.

Biotechnology: For recent doctoral graduates, the National Research Council Research Associateship Program provides an opportunity for concentrated research in association with selected members of the NCBI scientific staff. For details, contact David Lipman, M.D., NCBI, NLM (301-496-2475).